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Purchasing Administrative Assistant - Oak Creek

Company: Aldi
Location: Oak Creek
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.

Behind every great deal at ALDI are people working to bring it all together. Our team of administrative professionals tackle the ins and outs of running a well-oiled business as they collaborate and support the operations of our National Service & divisional offices. And that helps our network of stores and warehouses run smoothly. Ready to join a team dedicated to making the ALDI Difference?

Position Type: Full-Time

Starting Wage: $20.50/hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Assists in ordering and securing product for the division to maximize store sales through product availability.

Coordinates with suppliers and Corporate Purchasing to assure timely and cost-effective delivery of product.

Works to resolve product related customer concerns.

Verifies the accuracy of scanner retails, price signs, and print advertising.

Assists with produce buying through negotiation, quality control, and regular communication with suppliers.

Aids in the selection of external freight haulers.

Maintains an efficient and well organized filing system for the department and ensures items are archived and disposed of per company guidelines.

Works proactively to identify, investigate, and report irregularities within designated area of responsibility.

Conducts training and cross training of knowledge and expertise within area of responsibility.

Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to direct leader.

Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.

Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma / GED.

A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Associates Degree in Business or related field preferred.

Job Qualifications:


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Analyzes and interprets data.

Negotiation skills.

Gives attention to detail and follows instructions.

Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.

Establishes goals and works toward achievement.

Proficiency in data entry and typing.

Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.

Displays expense and cost control in decision making.

ALDI offers **competitive wages and benefits,** including:

+ 401(k) Plan

+ Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

+ PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program

In addition, **eligible employees** are offered:

+ Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays

+ Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

+ Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

+ Voluntary Term Life Insurance

_ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law._

Keywords: Aldi, Milwaukee , Purchasing Administrative Assistant - Oak Creek, Administration, Clerical , Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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